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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)

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Cicely Tyson ages from 19 to 110 in the role of Jane Pittman, a fictional African-American woman whose life began in slavery and ended at the inception of the Civil Rights Movement. Northern journalist Quentin Lerner (Michael Murphy) travels to the racially polarized south of 1962 to interview Ms. Pittman for a potential book. Her life unfolds in flashbacks, many painful and unpleasant, but just as many are uplifting and hopeful. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines and filmed on location in

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Feb 12, 2002

Westchester Films

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By celebrating the quiet heroism of an African American woman, this moving film pays homage to the high value of freedom.

February 14, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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